Library Way

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Grand Central Partnership has transformed East 41st Street between Fifth Avenue and Park Avenue into an entertaining and illuminating promenade to the majestic New York Public Library Humanities and Social Sciences Library by displaying bronze sidewalk plaques featuring quotations from literature and poetry. Known as “Library Way," this initiative was being undertaken by GCP with the assistance and support of the New York Public Library, the property owners and commercial tenants along 41st Street, library organizations, and the New York City Department of Transportation. Library Way was officially dedicated on May 27, 2004.

Street sign for Library Way
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2571200556/

First bronze plaque for Library Walk. Telling organization behind plaques
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2571199996/in/photostream/

Hemingway
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/1584323274/

Two classes of books
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2570369921/

Book tasting
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/1584323372/in/photostream/

Compass
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2571198542/in/photostream/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/onetimeoffer/3892252139/in/photostream/

Truth
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2570371979/in/photostream/

Information is Light
http://www.flickr.com/photos/onetimeoffer/3892260745/

Mind is an enchanting thing
http://www.flickr.com/photos/onetimeoffer/3892265035/

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2570371559/in/photostream/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/claveirole/4095316934/in/photostream/

Words like freedom
http://www.flickr.com/photos/gcl1964/4201386641/

Universe is made of stories
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/1584323178/in/photostream/

Library Scene
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/1584323232/in/photostream/

Backwards (words are all backwards but look in center of plaque for one phrase that is not)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/softpinkbunny/52128775/

A word is dead - Emily Dickinson
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/200655550/

Read from the treasured volume
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vergenceranges/3793871052/

Freedom of the press
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chelew/195843555/

Writing your name
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lulubooks/4451492744/

Tell the truth about yourself
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/1583677687/

Connecticut Yankee
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/1583677695/in/photostream/

Through the looking glass
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/1583677699/in/set-72157602442…

Reading of good books
http://www.flickr.com/photos/claveirole/4094555867/in/photostream/

Literature or chickens
http://www.flickr.com/photos/claveirole/4095293008/in/photostream/

Crumpled paper
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2571197226/in/photostream/

Live several lives -- chalk outline
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2571199326/

Treasured wealth
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2571195060/

Nature and art
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2571195324/

they ask me to remember
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2571195420/in/photostream/

Waiting for Godot
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2571195726/in/photostream/

Poetry
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2570369489/in/set-72157605559119632/

When you are old
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2570369723/

John Greenleaf Whittier
http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaum/2570369093/

only two or three human stories
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/1583677715/

Dylan Thomas
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/1583677709/in/photostream/

Strong wings
http://www.flickr.com/photos/gcl1964/4202145292/

I want everybody to be smart
http://www.flickr.com/photos/gcl1964/4202139600/

I don't really read
http://www.flickr.com/photos/onetimeoffer/3893041404/

Secure the future
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/253820986/in/photostream/

Knowledge of different literatures
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/253820694/in/set-721575943015…

Where there is much desire to learn
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/253822267/in/set-721575943015…